Metamorphosis Unlimited: Redefining the HR Consultancy landscape for different businesses
Written By : Kajal Dobhal
HR Consultancy contributes majorly to the growth of any business. This arena primarily focuses on fostering the relations between employers and employees. To bring a sense of synchrony among the management in the work culture, qualified consultants should be reached out by the businesses. What is it, that such a company do to make a difference? We can state that it bestows inexplicable benefits to a business venture with the precious guidance for smooth conduction of the business. There is a limited number of reliable firms that offer high-end HR consultancy services. Out of these, Metamorphosis Unlimited is standing out of the crowd with its exemplary approach to enhance the productivity of various types of businesses.
Business Connect Magazine has caught up with Ajay Bakshi who is the Founder of this organisation to get better insights into the present HR Consultancy landscape.
An overlay of the company
A consulting firm, Metamorphosis, proves its forte in Strategic HR & Talent advisory. With the support of its outstanding team comprising 10 Senior Advisors/ Associates from India and Europe, they have carved a niche for themselves in the relevant domain. All these associates are the industry experts from different areas- Manufacturing, IT& ITes, Hotel Industry, Media, Telecom & the Indian Armed Forces performing as CEO’s Board Directors, VP-Finance, COO’s, HR Directors and Strategy Consultants. This exemplary Firm is rendering its state-of-the-art services via its workstation wings in major cities like Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi.
Metamorphosis offers absolute solutions such as HR Advisory, Talent Management, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, HR Mentoring, New HR Analytics, HR Capability Building Programs, Business Advisory, Recruitment services to address HR Digitalization and automation requirements of the enterprises across the globe. Owing to its diverse offerings, the Firm is acting as an integrated store that deals with multiple HR and Talent oriented needs.
Be it mentoring the aspiring managers in the area of leadership or restructuring the business models for the clients for enhanced outcomes, Metamorphosis has a multi-dimensional approach to add value to its clients’ businesses. It assists the clients from designing the solutions to their implementations. Using multiple scientific methods, they use evaluating criteria like a psychometric test, emotional intelligence test, spiritual intelligence test, competence-based intelligence test and life experience inventory with the help of qualified and trained accessors to help businesses get the best talent on board.
About the mission and the vision
Expressing the exclusionary vision behind the commencement of this advisory firm, Founder and MD, Ajay Bakshi reveals that he wanted to set up an enterprise that can focus on business outcomes. He elucidates that his venture primarily focuses on helping budding enterprises and major corporations to attain enhanced profits. Initially, Metamorphosis Unlimited encountered some challenges out of which building the trust factor among the clients across the domain was the prominent one. Lack of credibility and transparency in HR Consultancy allowed this venture to acknowledge the pain points that needed to be addressed and today, it is scaling the heights of success effectively.
Ajay reveals the key mission of the dream venture i.e to build high performing and sustainable organization by integrating people with the help of their strategies, structure, processes, technology and culture.
A glance at the differentiating factor
The Founder has been well- recognized for his more than 2 decades of experience in the respective domain. He states that his organisation is enriched with internationally qualified and trained coaches, accessors and facilitators. The continuous convergence towards innovation that integrates conventional as well as the latest best practices to make significant offerings to the client’s business. Moreover, the key differentiator that has bestowed them with great recognition is the customization of the solutions as per the client’s need. The Consulting Firm is unwaveringly focussed in resolving the business issues of its client, allowing them to excel in their respective areas. They majorly emphasize cost-cutting, managing productivity and efficiency without compromising the quality of services.
While combating with the COVID-19 scenario, Team Metamorphosis ensured work from home to each associate taking their safety in serious consideration. Despite the market was collapsing during the nationwide lockdown, they maintained to build the appropriate margin owing to their end-to-end quality solutions. The Management has ensured to support its associates amidst these challenging time in the best possible way. No cuts on the paychecks were performed from their end along with ensuring the job security to the workforce by them.
A glimpse of the leadership style
According to Ajay, he has infused a concept where there is no ’employee’ in the organisation. Here, everyone associated with the Firm is either considered as a consultant or an associate only. His leadership style encourages each associate to take ownership of this business venture. The work ecosystem is supportive and joyous where performance-based rewards are provided here and there to the associates for their exemplary performances. Management offers significant incentives to the associates as per their overall execution of the services. He believes in empowering the masses to be able to identify their potential for emerging out as a roaring success. Ajay sets a vision and strategy in a particular direction regarding the organisation and then empowers the associates as per those criteria accordingly.
Each associate has been offered the liberty to toss the innovative ideas with the management. Metamorphosis encourages a work culture of collaboration, trust, high-performance end delivery and entrepreneurship. His leadership style revolves around recognizing and rewarding the talented heads and inclining them towards his exclusive vision. He aspires to witness each associate with immense success and become an outstanding professional in his area of focus.
Feathers in the Cap
At present, under the aegis of Ajay Bakshi, the Firm is witnessing great success in the Indian as well as International Market. Multiple awards and accolades in the favour of this Company prove the relentless work they have ensured to take this dream venture to greater heights. Metamorphosis Unlimited has bagged two consecutive awards from ELETS and Ministry of Technical Education Government of Rajasthan in 2017 and 2018.
In 2020, they received an award from Times Leap supported by Ministry of MSME, Government of India for the ‘Best Consulting Company of the year’ in the category of Strategic Business & HR advisory. The Award was presented by Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Ministry of State Government of India for Animal husbandry, Dairy, Fisheries and MSME enterprises.
“Ajay has been recognised by Business World for Best HR strategy in line with Business during his former tenure as Director HR for Vodafone Global Services ,prior to his starting his entrepreneurial venture Metamorphosis Unlimited.”.
Apart from that, the Founder has also bagged HR Leadership awards from the Business world and the Economic Times. The Indian Human Capital Summit bestowed him with CHRO of the year award.
Furthermore, he has been recognized as Top 100 Influential HR leaders in the Asia Pacific HRM.
Within a short period, Metamorphosis has extended its reach to over Indian and International markets by being a reliable consultant for various major corporations. They have performed outstandingly while catering to family-run businesses, Indian corporates, domestic and international businesses, government segment,etc. As the Firm foresees bright and blazing future ahead, the Management is planning to expand with the help of associations and partnership. So far, ensuring their global presence, they have started delivering their services in the UK, and South Africa in multiple locations. Furthermore, they are forging ahead to broaden their horizons and striving to continuously improve their customized solutions as per the client’s need.